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The Pit & The Pendulum

2 star rating for this show
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11 November 2018 - Omnibus Theatre

The main intention of this audio-visual work lacks clarity, and the fear in Poe's original is largely absent, ultimately generating a lukewarm response from the audience.


Drowned Or Saved?

4 star rating for this show
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10 November 2018 - Tristan Bates Theatre

An atmospheric and sometimes harrowing drama finds Primo Levi reliving his nightmare life as a prisoner at Auschwitz, described by a fine ensemble and impressively directed.


The Fire Raisers

3 star rating for this show
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9 November 2018 - Hen and Chickens Theatre

An enjoyably droll revival of Max Frisch's play that seeks to highlight complacency, even in the face of the glaringly obvious, and still bristles with unsettling relevance.


Sexy Laundry

3 star rating for this show
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7 November 2018 - Tabard Theatre

A rom com, with a realistic situation though dated sitcom feel, lacks unique revelations or insights yet ticks along in an agreeably entertaining, if unexceptional way.


Billy Bishop Goes to War

4 star rating for this show
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3 November 2018 - Jermyn Street Theatre

An intimate, absorbing and moving play with music documenting the extraordinary real-life experiences of a Canadian flying ace during The Great War.


The Greater Game

5 star rating for this show

2 November 2018 - Waterloo East Theatre


Apocalypse Laow

3 star rating for this show

29 October 2018 - Katzpace Studio Theatre


Baby

3 star rating for this show

26 October 2018 - Drayton Arms Theatre


Forgotten

4 star rating for this show

25 October 2018 - Arcola Theatre


Testament

4 star rating for this show

23 October 2018 - Hope Theatre


Frankenstein

3 star rating for this show

22 October 2018 - Sutton House


Jericho's Rose

3 star rating for this show

19 October 2018 - Hope Theatre


The Incident

2 star rating for this show

18 October 2018 - Canada Water Theatre


Reboot: Shorts 2

4 star rating for this show

16 October 2018 - The Bunker


The Paper Cinema's Macbeth

4 star rating for this show

14 October 2018 - Battersea Arts Centre


The Wider Earth

5 star rating for this show

13 October 2018 - Natural History Museum


She Wears Scented Rose

3 star rating for this show

12 October 2018 - Theatro Technis


(No) Leaves On My Precious Selfit

2 star rating for this show

10 October 2018 - King's Head Theatre


Mrs Dalloway

3 star rating for this show

10 October 2018 - Arcola Theatre


Side Show

4 star rating for this show

8 October 2018 - CLF Theatre




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